Codes and Frequencies
Most IPUMS data transformations are performed using variable harmonization tables that specify how each value in the source data is recoded. Some variables also require programming logic in addition to the harmonization table. The harmonization documents for this variable are:
REFUGEE indicates whether a person is a refugee or not.
Comparability — Index
Comparability — General
The universe differs across countries.
Comparability — Kyrgyz Republic [top]
Only persons who migrated since 1989 were to answer the question. Many of those migrants did not give a response. Some persons who migrated prior to 1989 did respond, although it is unknown how representative they are.
The census question speaks to both internal (within Kyrgyzstan) and external refugees.
Comparability — Palestine [top]
The samples are comparable. The 1997 and 2017 samples distinguish between registered and non-registered refugees, but the 2007 sample does not.
- Kyrgyz Republic 1999: Persons who migrated since 1989
- Palestine 1997: Palestinian nationals
- Palestine 2007: Palestinian nationals
- Palestine 2017: Palestinian nationals
- Kyrgyz Republic: 1999
- Palestine: 1997, 2007, 2017